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The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights  Cover Image Book Book

The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights / Steve Sheinkin.

Sheinkin, Steve, (author.).



Presents an account of the 1944 civil rights protest involving hundreds of African-American Navy servicemen who were unjustly charged with mutiny for refusing to work in unsafe conditions after the deadly Port Chicago explosion.

Item details

  • ISBN: 1250073499
  • ISBN: 9781250073495
  • ISBN: 9780606395939 (prebind)
  • Physical Description: 200 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Square Fish/Roaring Brook Press, 2017.

Contents / Notes

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-191) and index.
Subject: United States. Navy > African Americans > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 > Participation, African American > Juvenile literature.
Port Chicago Mutiny, Port Chicago, Calif., 1944 > Juvenile literature.
Port Chicago Mutiny Trial, San Francisco, Calif., 1944 > Juvenile literature.
African American sailors > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > Civil rights > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.

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Flint River Regional Library System:
      Fayette County Public Library
J 940.545 SHEINKIN
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31022008764679 JUV Available
Middle Georgia Regional Library:
      Jones County Public Library
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Troup-Harris Regional Library:
      Harris County Public Library
YA 940.5453 SHE
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